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Union County Narcotics Investigation Yields Seizure of Two Kilos of Heroin

August 6, 2018

UNION COUNTY, NJ – An Indianapolis man traveling through Union County by way of Pennsylvania was arrested in the parking lot of a store on Route 22 in Union after an investigation led to a search of the vehicle, resulting in the seizure of two kilograms of heroin late last week, according to the Union County Prosecutor’s Office.

Noel Ramiro Hernandez of Indianapolis, Indiana is ...

CHS Student Running 5th Annual School Supply Drive

CRANFORD - Daniel Serna is a Cranford High School student running his fifth annual school supply drive to benefit children whose families are served by Homefirst in Plainfield. Area residents can drop off new school supplies in the donation box at the Cranford Community Center at 220 Walnut Avenue through August 15th.

Homefirst Interfaith Housing & Family Services provides ...

Kenilworth Superintendent, Accused of Defecating on Holmdel Track, Resigns

KENILWORTH, NJ — A little more than three months since being arrested on charges of lewdness, public defecation and littering, Kenilworth Superintendent Dr. Thomas Tramaglini has tendered, and the Kenilworth Board of Education has accepted, his resignation, effective Sept. 30, 2018. 

In a story that went global, Tramaglini was arrested in ...

VIDEO: Immigrants Rally in Front of Wells Fargo Board Member’s Westfield Home

WESTFIELD, NJ — The quiet of a tree-lined Westfield neighborhood was interrupted by singing, chanting and banging at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday as dozens of protesters marched up Standish Avenue to the home of Maria Morris, a member of Wells Fargo’s board of directors.

The group — immigrant families with the advocacy organization Make the Road New Jersey — called Wells Fargo one ...

$76,055 Jersey Cash 5 Jackpot Winning Ticket Purchased in Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, NJ - One lucky ticket purchased in Elizabeth matched all five numbers drawn winning the $76,055 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Friday, July 20 drawing.

That one winning ticket was purchased from Speedway #3495, located at 623 Spring St., in Elizabeth. The winning numbers were:  09, 16, 23, 36 and 43 and the XTRA number was: 03.

Acting Executive Director James Carey said, ...

11th Annual Festa di san Vito / Peterstown Cultural Festival Starts on Thursday

ELIZABETH, NJ - People from all over will be coming to Elizabeth this week for one of the city’s most famous festivals of the year, “festa di san Vito”.

The 11th Annual festa di san Vito / Peterstown Cultural Festival will be held from July 26 through July 29 in the Peterstown section of Elizabeth right in the heart of the neighborhood. The event will feature a weekend of ...

Elizabeth Man Charged with the Killing of One Woman and Attempted Killing of Another Woman

ELIZABETH, NJ - Arlie Rodriguez, 46, of Elizabeth, has been charged with first-degree murder and first-degree attempted murder of two Elizabeth women in 2013, says acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan.

 At approximately 10:50 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, 2013, Elizabeth Police responded to the 100 block of Madison Avenue in Elizabeth on a report of an assault, said Union County ...

Elizabeth Man Charged with Sexual Assault of a Local Girl and Pending Charges Involving a Teen Male

ELIZABETH, NJ - An Elizabeth man arrested earlier this week is accused of the repeated sexual assault of a local girl when she was between the ages of 5 and 8, says acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan.

Alejandro Londono, 54, is charged with first-degree aggravated sexual assault, second-degree sexual assault, and second-degree endangering the welfare of a child. 

An ...

Rahway Mayor Giacobbe to Attend Grand Opening of First Wawa Store in Rahway; Free Coffee Offered Through July 16

RAHWAY, NJ - Rahway Mayor Raymond A. Giacobbe will be on hand to cut the ribbon at 10 a.m. Thursday. July 12, for the new Wawa store's grand opening at 280 St. Georges Avenue in Rahway.

The 24-hour Wawa store will officially open at 8 a.m. on Thursday, with the grand opening ceremonies to follow. Free coffee will be offered at the store through July 16. Wally Goose, the ...

Union County 4-H Pet Club Seeks a Leader

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Each year, Union County students who love cats, dogs and other pets join the Union County 4-H Pet Club to explore their passion while learning teamwork, public speaking and other important life skills. Now the 4-H Pet Club is seeking an adult volunteer to lead the group during the 2018 – 2019 school year.

“Any adult who is looking for an opportunity to give back ...

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